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Connections: Reshaping Rochester - Diversity in the architecture profession

Apr 17, 2019

How would cities look different if there were more diverse voices involved in their design? Ashleigh Walton is an architect and a project manager at Urban Design Associates in Pittsburgh. She’ll be in Rochester next week to give a presentation about social equity and design as part of the Community Design Center’s Reshaping Rochester Series.

Walton joins us for a preview of that presentation, and we discuss the value of mentorship in the field. Our guests:

  • Ashleigh Walton, project manager at Urban Design Associates
  • Nana-Yaw Andoh, assistant professor of architecture at RIT, and board member for the Community Design Center Rochester